Anne Grady

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The Science of Resilience: Mindset, Skillset, and Reset

Resilience is not something we are born with, but a set of skills we can build that changes how we approach the inevitable struggles and setbacks we all face. Anne explains how to become more resilient through “mindset, skillset, and reset,” and how these skills translate into better relationships, more effective business teams and leaders, and a happier, more productive work life.

This is Your Brain on Stress

Anne explains how stress affects the brain and inhibits the ability to think logically, plus strategies to manage stress productively rather than getting shut down by it. It’s all about how to make stress work for you.

Stuck in Rut? Develop “Habits of Courage”

Anne discusses how we form habits, get stuck in a rut, and resist change – and how deliberately choosing the right habits can make us more courageous and resilient.

What the Courageous Have Figured Out

Courage is not the absence of fear but the ability to work through fear and discomfort and keep moving forward. Anne shares how to use adversity as a catalyst for growth.

How Practicing Gratitude Rewires Your Brain

Research has shown that searching for the good in people and situations changes the brain’s neurology for the better. Anne explains how doing so can make us more courageous, resilient and – ultimately – triumphant.

Stop Reacting to Office Drama

Every day, businesses of all sizes lose time, money, and productivity when employees get sidetracked by their emotional reactions to workplace situations. Anne tells how managers and employees can defuse drama and strengthen work relationships.

Boost Your EQ

Anne explains how to discover triggers and blind spots, master your emotions in the moment and make deeper connections with others to boost your “emotional intelligence quotient.”

The Secret to Untangling a Power Struggle

Anne shares her “make a fist” exercise to demonstrate how managers, subordinates and co-workers often fall into defensive power struggles without realizing they are doing it, and reveals the secret to creating more cooperative and productive relationships.

Why Chasing “Work/Life Balance” Fails

A business owner, a mother of a special needs child, wife, daughter, friend and volunteer, Anne explains why the idea of work-life balance is “a mirage,” and shares how to carve out time for what is most important to you.

The Motivation Secret of C-Suite Success

You can’t motivate others, you can only try to find out what motivates them and tap into it. Anne explains how successful leaders do this.

Addicted to Stress? How to Overcome Overload

Many of us are overwhelmed, distracted and hooked on a constant state of adrenaline overload. Anne's Balance Wheel Strategy can help. “Identify your top three to five priorities and spend 80 percent of your time on them without apologizing for it,” she says.

How Mental Illness Saved My Life

Anne holds a master’s degree in organizational communication and has spent years consulting and speaking for corporate and other groups, yet raising her mentally ill son has taught her the most valuable lessons she now teaches. She explains.
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